Trustee to help shape and deliver strategy in Mental Health charity

Trustee to help shape and deliver strategy in Mental Health charity

Trustee/Governor
J80814
At a glance

Skills

  • Fundraising research / Bid writing
  • Fundraising strategy
  • HR
  • Property management

Where

St Albans, AL1 3RR
Mainly at the office
Travel limit? Knowledge of local area (St Albans, Welwyn Garden City, Hatfield, Hertford, Stevenage) essential

Time

Either in or out of office hours Estimate of time needed:
1-3 hours / week
Currently meets five times a year as a Board and in addition Trustees are asked to support at least one of our sub committees. (10-15 hours a month)

Mind in Mid Herts is a well-established local charity supporting the recovery of those experiencing mental health issues.

We need to strengthen our base to be able to build for the future.

What will you be doing?

At our recent AGM we set out our 5 Priorities over next 3 years

  1. Build organisational stability and the capacity to grow
    1. Income growth & diversification
    2. New membership model
    3. Develop corporate partners
  2. Increase community resilience
  3. Help more people recover and stay well
  4. Increase our shared decision making. 
  5. Purchasing a new building that will give MiMH’s a secure base for the future

We are therefore seeking new Board members to shape and deliver our strategy over the next period.

What are we looking for?

We particularly recognise need for locally based trustees. 

The areas where we would welcome skills & expertise are (minimum of 3 years in one area).

    • Community & Corporate Fundraising knowledge
    • Property Development and management experience & knowledge
    • Major Donor relationship building
    • People and Organisation Development

What difference will you make?

We are very proud of what we have achieved over recent years, in the difference it has made for many and how our staff and volunteers have developed. But we recognise that there is so much more we can do and that we need to strengthen our base to be able to build for the future.  As part of our board you will be part of this exciting future helping to build and deliver our strategy.

 

Before you apply

Please apply through Reach in the first instance. Candidates will be asked to submit a CV with a cover letter or personal statement detailing why you are interested in the role and in Mental Health. Please contact us via Reach with any questions.

Causes
  • Counselling / advice
  • Health and well being / research and care
  • Local / community
  • Men
  • Mental health
  • Training / employment support
  • Women
  • Young people
  • Mind in Mid Herts has a positive and holistic approach to promoting mental well being. We support individuals who are suffering or who have suffered from mental and emotional distress. This is...